Volunteer request: Opera in the Village

Opportunity Description

Hola amigos,

Opera in the Village is looking for volunteers to help out with its outdoor summer opera festival. We are looking for a total of 5 volunteers to fill the shifts during the event which will take place on August 21, 2016. Why not gain a bit of volunteer experience and enjoy what the day has to offer during the festival?


Activity begins

August 21, 2016, 4:30 pm

Activity ends

August 21, 2016, 8:30 pm


Location of orientation: East Village Experience Centre - 553 Riverfront Ave SE Location of event: East Village, 5 St. & Confluence Way S.E.  Map on Google

Volunteer Jobs

Total volunteers requested: 5

Begins Ends No. Req. Min. age
August 21, 2016, 4:30 pm August 21, 2016, 8:30 pm 5 None.

You are encouraged to attend one of two orientations:

Thursday August 11th at 6:00pm
OR Friday August 12th at 6:00pm

Let myself or Mashall know if you cannot attend either one.

There are two roles to choose from:
ROLE: Entrance Greeters (4 Volunteers)
- Stationed at one of our main entrances – this position is responsible for greeting our guests with a big smile, handing out festival programs, and being a point person for any questions/information requests from our patrons. We need excellent customer service and a friendly demeanor in this position as you are one of the first points of contact for our guests! Have fun with this position. Feel free to dress up and get in the "festival" spirit!

ROLE: Roving Information/Site Maintenance (1 Volunteer)
- Be comfortable talking with all sorts of people, have knowledge of site events and schedule, know whereabouts of all amenities, know emergency procedures in case of emergency, assist with tear down of the site (Evening Shift - ensure the site is clean, put away all signage, occasionally take out garbages, and secure the site). This position is key to ensuring all our guests have a wonderful time.


Are there rules or protocols at the event?


Hazards, safety, security issues, trap doors, one way passages, electrical or other issues


Will there by any other organizations at the event?


Requesting organization will provide feedback or credits for this event.